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Image for Milton Tercentenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of John Milton [with] Darwin Centenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of Charles Robert Darwin [with] Charles Robert Darwin, Shrewsbury Days, 1809-1825 (Christ's College Magazine, 1909)

Milton Tercentenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of John Milton [with] Darwin Centenary: The Portraits, Prints and Writings of Charles Robert Darwin [with] Charles Robert Darwin, Shrewsbury Days, 1809-1825 (Christ's College Magazine, 1909)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Christs College:

Seller ID: 036021


pp: 198; 47; [2] 186-255. All three publications bound into half red leather and marbled boards. Raised spine bands with six compartments. Gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Marbled end leaves. Covers show a little wear at corners, and other light rubbing. Book plate on front paste down. Light moisture stains across upper edge of some leaves, and light foxing on a few leaves. Otherwise solid and clean. View more info

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On the Constitutional and Local Effects of Disease of the Supra-Renal Capsules

By: Addison, Thomas

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Gryphon Editions The Classics of Medicine Library:

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 036007


First published in 1855, this facsimile reprint is copyrighted 1980. 43 pages, plus 11 plates. Previous owners "The Classics of Medicine Library" bookplate on front free end leaf. Otherwise Fine. View more info

Image for John J. LoMonaco: A Hunting Lifetime

John J. LoMonaco: A Hunting Lifetime

By: Anderson, Robert M.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, JoLo Productions:

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author and Subject

Seller ID: 036162


Copyright is 2007. 243 pages. Number 161 of a limited deluxe edition of 300 copies quarter bound in leather and slipcased, and signed by both the author and the subject. Quarter bound brown leather over spine, with green cloth over boards and on slipcase. Lovely gilt ibex head on top cover and face of slipcase. All edges of text block are gilded. Fine copy housed in original slipcase also in Fine condition. Due to size and weight, additional charges will apply for Pr... View more info

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The Large and Small Game of Bengal and the North-Western Provinces of India

By: Baldwin, J. H. [John Henry]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Henry S. King & Co.: 1877

Seller ID: 035584


First published in 1876, this is a very early reprint of the first edition. 379 pages, plus frontispiece and one plate, plus four pages of ads. Blind and gilt stamped covers with lovely vignette of a four horned antelope on top cover. Lettering and images remain bright. Covers are a little rubbed along edges, and show light wear at corners and spine ends. Early inked inscription on blank verso of frontispiece has bled through some. Foxing on edges, as well as first... View more info

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Le Roman De Tristan et Iseut

By: Bedier, Joseph

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Paris, L'Edition D'Art: 1914

Seller ID: 036181


190 pages. One of 525 copies printed on Japanese paper. Exquisitely bound by G. Levitzky, retaining original paper wrap covers. Beautiful color illustrations by Robert Engels. Half brown leather over spines and corners, with marbled paper over boards and as end leaves. Raised spine bands with five compartments each lettered or decorated in an attention grabbing manner. Top edge of text is gilded. Volume remains tight and very clean, though shows a few very slight ... View more info

Image for Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II.  Historia Rerum Friderici Tertii Imperatoris Ex Mxcto Optimae Notae...[with] Annales De Gestis Caroli Magni Poetae Anonymi [with] Andreae Presbyteri Ratisbonensis Chronicon

Aeneae Silvii Episcopi Senensis Postea Pii Papae II. Historia Rerum Friderici Tertii Imperatoris Ex Mxcto Optimae Notae...[with] Annales De Gestis Caroli Magni Poetae Anonymi [with] Andreae Presbyteri Ratisbonensis Chronicon

By: Boecleri, Jo. Henrici (Johann Heinrich Boekcler / Boeckler

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Argentorati, Josiae Staedelii & Joh. Friderici Spoo: 1685

Seller ID: 034875


Pp: [8], 326, [20 un-numbered plates], 377, 98, [68]. 11 single page plates, with four double page plates of which two additionally fold out, and one single page plate that fold out. Contemporary vellum with raised spine bands and tooled decoration. Old inked title on spine, with older small paper label. General light wear and a few leaves with light wear on edges. Otherwise volume remains tight, clean, and intact. Due to size and weight, additional charges may app... View more info

The Children of the New Forest

By: Captain Marryat

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son:

Seller ID: 032119


No date, though circa 1909. 256 pages. Full leather prize binding, presented from Christ's Hospital, London. Raised spine bands, with gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Red leather spine label. Emblem of Christ's Hospital on top board. All edges are marbled, as are the end leaves. Slight scuff at heel of spine. View more info

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Dickens' Complete Works

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Aldine Book Publishing Co.:

Seller ID: 035912


Complete in fifteen volumes. Half Leather over spine and corners, and marbled paper over boards. Raised spine bands creating six gilt decorated compartments, two with spine labels. All edges of text are marbled, as are the end leaves. All fifteen volumes remains solid with good hinges. The edges are scuffed and worn, and there is a little light surface ware. Paper is a bit yellowed with age. Two leaves, with pages 126-129 are detached from the volume with "Tale of... View more info

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A Synopsis of the Birds of Australia and the Adjacent Islands

By: Gould, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Queensberry Hill Press: 1979

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 034423


Number 307 of a limited edition of 387 copies. Green Moroccan leather over spine and corners, with matching green textured cloth over boards. Gilt ruled edges on leather, and gilt lettering/decoration on spine. Raised spine bands. Top edge is gilded. Housed in green slipcase. Volume remains tight and appears un-read. Slipcase shows stains along one side parallel to the opening and residue from a sticker on the back side. Due to size and weight, additional charges... View more info

Image for The Birds of Great Britain: Vol. III [ONLY of Five volumes]

The Birds of Great Britain: Vol. III [ONLY of Five volumes]

By: Gould, John

Price: $18,000.00

Publisher: London, Self Published: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035821


Printed for the author by Taylor and Francis of London. Originally printed and issued in 25 parts between 1862 and 1873 for the full five volume set and with the title pages, etc. being published in December of 1873. 76 stunning hand-colored plates each being 21.5 x 14.25 inches (approx. 546.1 x 361.95 mm) in size. Full dark green, pebbled Moroccan leather covers with brilliant gilt decoration, lettering, and interior dentelles. Raised spine bands. All edges of tex... View more info

Image for The Republican Court; or, American Society in the Days of Washington

The Republican Court; or, American Society in the Days of Washington

By: Griswold, Rufus Wilmot

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1859

Seller ID: 036008


481 pages. Full leather covers with five raised spine bands. Gilt lettering and black tooled decoration. All edges of text are gilded. Marbled end leaves. Covers are a little rubbed and scuffed, mostly along edges and corners. Light foxing on first and last few leaves. Non-author presentation inscription on fly leaf. Volume remains tight and is otherwise clean. Due to weight, additional charges may apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Image for The Life and Voyages of Americus Vespucius; with Illustrations Concerning the Navigator, and The Discovery of the New World

The Life and Voyages of Americus Vespucius; with Illustrations Concerning the Navigator, and The Discovery of the New World

By: Lester, C. Edwards and Andrew Foster

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New Haven, Horace Mansfield: 1852

Seller ID: 035507


First published in 1846 by Baker and Scribner in New York, this copy is the first printing of the Mansfield imprint (copyrighted 1851). 431 pages indexed, plus engraved frontispiece and 13 plates of which the first is hand-colored and one is folding. Rebound with dark brown leather over spine and corners, and retaining original blind stamped brown cloth covers over boards. Raised spine bands, with gilt lettering and images of sailing ship in four compartments. Some f... View more info

Image for The Birds of South America [with] Illustrations of the Game Birds and Water Fowl of South America (by H. Gronvold)

The Birds of South America [with] Illustrations of the Game Birds and Water Fowl of South America (by H. Gronvold)

By: Lord Brabourne and Charles Chubb

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: London, R. H. Porter: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034426


504 pages, plus original stiff paper wrap covers bound at rear [and] 11 pages, plus 38 colored plates after H. Gronvold, and stiff paper wrap covers of the first 19 plates bound at rear. Both volumes are beautifully bound in burgundy half leather over spines and corners, and with dark red cloth over boards. Raised spine bands and gilt lettering on spines. Zimmer (1926, pp 85-86) states "As projected this work was to have comprised 16 volumes with 400 plates, but t... View more info

Image for The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux... (Three Volumes in Two)

The North American Sylva; or, a Description of the Forest Trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, Not Described in the Work of F. Andrew Michaux... (Three Volumes in Two)

By: Nuttall, Thomas

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, D. Rice & A. N. Hart: 1857

Seller ID: 030789


Two volumes re-bound by Talin Bookbindery of Cape Cod, with green leather spine and corners, and green cloth over boards; Raised spine bands with gilt stamped lettering and decoration; Housed in matching custom two compartment slipcase; All edges gilded; 131 hand colored plates; Ex-Library with institutional stamps on title pages and verso, though with NO other library markings; Now rebound; Covers and slipcase remain Fine and exceptionally attractive; Moisture stains ar... View more info

Image for To Keep a Tryst with the Dawn: An Appreciate of Roland Clark

To Keep a Tryst with the Dawn: An Appreciate of Roland Clark

By: Ordeman, John T.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Henderson, NC, John T. Ordman: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 036159


118 pages. Number 24 of a limited edition of 1100 copies of which the first 100 are half bound in leather and housed in a slipcase. Each is signed by the author. This copy remains tight and is perhaps un-read. There is a very small smudge on the fore edge near the lower corner. The leather on the covers show very slight rubbing from the volume being removed and replaced into the slipcase. The slipcase remains solid and very clean, though shows slight fading near th... View more info

Image for La Legion D'Honneur Sa Societe D'Entr'Aide, Son Musee L'Ordre Souverain De Malte Les Anciens Ordres Francais De Chevalerie

La Legion D'Honneur Sa Societe D'Entr'Aide, Son Musee L'Ordre Souverain De Malte Les Anciens Ordres Francais De Chevalerie

By: Renault, Jules (in collaboration with Comte Michel De Pierredon)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, Les Editions D'Art "Le Document":

Seller ID: 036119


Copyright is 1931. 369 pages, plus numerous plates. Full pebbled leather with inset on top cover for Legion D'Honnour Medal. Raised spine band and gilt stamped lettering on spine. To edge is gilded. Housed in original matching slipcase that remains solid but shows wear. Presented to Benjamin Conner, an American Lawyer working in Paris following World War I. There is some rubbing along joints, and a small scuff on spine. Very light foxing on edge leaves. Due to wei... View more info

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Through the Lich-Gate: A Biography of the Little Church Around the Corner

By: Ross, Ishbel

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, William Farquhar Payson: 1931

Edition: First Edition - Grand Edition De Luxe

Inscription: Signed by Subject and Others

Seller ID: 035836


164 pages. Number 13 of a limited edition of 175 copies. Grand Edition de Luxe with the twelve autographs of the Rector, the Vestry, Mr. George Arliss, Mr. Otis Skinner, and Mr. Grant Mitchell, printed on specially imported Rives Paper. Top edge is gilded and others remain un-cut. Full vellum over beveled boards. Interior dentelle. Silk moire end leaves and sewn silk book mark. Sixteen full-page illustrations from dry points done especially for this book. Original... View more info

Image for Sermons Sur Divers Textes De L'Ecriture Sainte Par Jaques Saurin, Pasteur A La Haye (Nine Volumes)

Sermons Sur Divers Textes De L'Ecriture Sainte Par Jaques Saurin, Pasteur A La Haye (Nine Volumes)

By: Saurin, Jaques

Price: $225.00

Publisher: A La Haye:

Seller ID: 036167


Complete in nine volumes at time of publication from 1730-1737. Leather over spines and corners, with raised spine bands, and one black leather spine label on each volume. General light wear, though all nine volumes show good, remain tight, and are generally clean. Due to weight of this nine volume set, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

Image for The Poetical Works of Horace Smith and James Smith with Portraits and a Biographical Sketch

The Poetical Works of Horace Smith and James Smith with Portraits and a Biographical Sketch

By: Smith, Horace and James Smith (Edited By Epes Sargent)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Mason Brothers: 1857

Seller ID: 036180


Copyright is 1856. 414 pages, plus ads. Full, tooled, leather with raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering. Blind stamped decorative device in each spine compartment. All edges of text are gilded. Marbled end leaves. Leather covers are rubbed along joints and corners, and show a few small scuffs. Volume remains tight and very clean. View more info

Der Moderne Kapitalismus (two volumes)

By: Sombart, Werner

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Duncker & Humblot: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033176


pp: 669; 646. Half brown polished leather with raised spine bands and gilt stamped lettering and decoration. Paper over covers shows light wear along edges, as well as very light surface rubbing, and a small smudge on the top cover of Volume II. Leather remains bright and clean, though there is a half inch cut in the leather on Vol. I, just barely affecting the "T" in the author's name. Vol. II shows a couple light scuffs near heel. There is a small inked nu... View more info